Tag Archives: analysis

World Cup Penalty Kick Analysis

WC 2014 Penalty Kicks and the Data Analysis Arms Race. During the World Cup, my Twitter feed confirmed what everybody already knew: Goalkeepers are different. When all the “normal” people were dreading the prospect of extra-time and a shoot-out, most … Continue reading

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In Defense of Iker Casillas

OK, I’m a little late to the party but I spent the last five days on the road and haven’t been able to really take a look at the Spain-Holland game until just now. I am surprised by the large … Continue reading

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Accident Analysis for Goalkeepers.

Accident Analysis for Goalkeepers. Just like with goalkeepers, airplane pilots are often the first ones blamed for accidents, even when they might not be at fault. And although placing the blame like this might be easy, it does not help … Continue reading

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